Friday, 13 December 2019

Bouea macrophylla - Setar

Bouea macrophylla, commonly known as buah kundang hijau, asam kundang, or setar in Malay, is a fruit belongs to the Anacadiaceae family.

It is native to the Malesia archipelago, but is not widely grown. 

The green mature fruit is eaten fresh, usually with soy source and chili, or used in fruit salad ( rojak ).  It is also pickled in syrup as jeruk.   Ripened fruit is yellowish in colour, also eaten fresh.